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Eric Cornel
North American Skater
Peterborough, OHL
Final Rank:  25 Midterm Rank:  23
Position:  Centre Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  186
Born:  11 April 1996 Hometown:  Kemptville, Ont.
Birthplace:  Peterborough, ON, CAN
Drafted:  BUF (2nd Round / 44th Overall)
• Cornel finished third in team scoring for Peterborough of the Ontario Hockey League during the 2013-14 season with 62 points (25-37—62) in 68 games, often lining up alongside Nicholas Ritchie (No. 7-ranked North American skater) on the top line. He added seven points (4-3—7) in eleven postseason games, including five points (4-1—5) in the Petes’ seven-game upset over Kingston in the opening round.

• In 2013-14, Cornel registered two five-point games earning (2-3—5) in a 6-2 win over North Bay on January 11, 2014 and (1-4—5) in a 7-6 loss to Kingston on February 7, 2014.

• He notched three assists in five games for Team Ontario at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

• Growing up a Senators fan, his childhood hockey idol was Marian Hossa. A minor hockey coach once nicknamed him “Hossa” because he saw similarities in their skating style.

FAVORITES

NHL team: Ottawa Senators
NHL player: Jason Spezza
Shootout move: “Fake shot, backhand upstairs”
Goal celebration: “Put my stick in the air, hug teammates”
Video game: Tiger Woods PGA Tour
Movie: Caddyshack, Strange Brew
TV show: SportsCentre
Actor: Will Ferrell
Musician: Blake Shelton
Website: NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey): Soccer
Athlete (non-hockey): Arjen Robben
Twitter follow: @JayOnrait


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2012-2013
PETERBOROUGH
OHL
63
4
12
16
13
2013-2014
PETERBOROUGH
OHL
68
25
37
62
25




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